BLUEBERRY - BRIGHTWELL
Often called Rabbiteyes this is one of the hardiest of all the blueberries. Berries often form like grapes in thick clusters. This variety is often in the shops due to it's larger size and bigger harvest. It ripens in the middle or end of the blueberry harvesting season. It is self fertile but you can increase it's yield by planting it near other varieties. This variety is very well suited for the home orchard.
Plant Information or Specifications
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Subtropical, Warm Temperate
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)
Plants required to Pollinate
2 compatible plants (Pollination Required)
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Can it Handle Frosts?
Amount of leaves in Winter?
Some Leaves (Partly Deciduous)
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VIC, SA, WA
Suitability in Pots
Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree?
Can be pruned to 2m
Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest
Sun or Shade
Preferred Soil Type
Perfect Drainage (Sand/Volcanic)
Moderately Acidic (5.5-6.5)
October, November, December
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Edward3's Edible Fruits
Update: 1628 days 23hrs
Comments: - Suspect it died due to short lapse in watering. Other varieties of blueberry bushes OK. Perhaps this variety is more sensitive.
Fruiting Months December
Height 1 metres
Growing: In the Ground
Fruit Harvest: 0.4 kilograms per Year
First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Water Given in: Spring
Pollination: Cross Pollination
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